New Zealand could become the first country in the Asia-Pacific region to legalize cannabis for personal use after an unlikely alliance of populist, centrist and leftist parties put drug policy immediately on the agenda of the incoming government.
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LOS ANGELES, Aug. 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Agritek Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AGTK) www.AgritekHoldings.com, a fully integrated, active cannabis real estate investor and branding consultant in the legal cannabis sector, today announced that the Company has executed a five (5) year operational and exclusive licensing agreement with Green Acres Pharm, a 10,000 sq. ft. licensed and operating cultivation and manufacturing facility located in Washington State.
At a secret location in Australia’s southeast, Peter Crock delicately tends to a two-month-old cannabis cutting. Barely knee high, it is one of about 50 government-sanctioned “mother plants” to be cloned for future generations of crops for the country’s fledgling medicinal marijuana industry.
Thanks to a 2% gain to 49 cents today, the Cann Group Ltd (ASX: CAN) share price has now risen over 63% since hitting the ASX boards.
WELLINGTON, June 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Green Party is thrilled that Parliament will consider whether to finally legalise medicinal cannabis in New Zealand.
The cannabis industry seems unstoppably ascendant at the moment. Medicinal marijuana is now legal in 28 states plus D.C., while recreational marijuana is legal in nine states plus D.C., which opens the doors for a lot of new business opportunities.
Patient advocates said the swift addition of these patients to the program demonstrates the pent-up demand for the anxiety-reducing and pain-relieving effects of the cannabis plant, as well as the need for the Christie administration to further expand the seven-year-old program.
Marijuana is the most widely cultivated, produced and consumed drug worldwide, and more than 20 countries worldwide are trialing legislation regarding access to marijuana and exploring possible benefits.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 20, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — ICC International Cannabis Corporation (“ICC” or the “Company”) (TSXV: ICC) has entered into an agreement to lease approximately 9 hectares of additional land adjacent to the Company’s existing property used for the production of cannabinoid extracts and by-products for medicinal use and industrial hemp.
Ecofibre is expanding rapidly in the US market, where medicinal cannabis is now legal in over 30 states, including five which approved propositions to that effect at the last US election.
Dr. Gupta chats with Seth Meyers about his changed views on medicinal marijuana and how it’s the only thing that works for some people.
As it now stands, by the year 2018 anyone over 21 years of age in Massachusetts will be able to walk into a store/dispensary and buy marijuana for recreational use.
On Nov. 16, 2016, Marijuana Investor Summit will talk Massachusetts and Maine at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, taking on the future of recreational marijuana in New England.
Cannabinoids – what are they? How do they affect the human body? Are they really medicinal? On Nov. 16, 2016, Marijuana Investor Summit is bringing the Science and Medicine of Cannabis to the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, to answer these questions and more.
A recent poll by Quinnipiac University shows 80 percent of voters in Florida support legalization of medical marijuana. Only 16 percent were opposed. Floridians will vote in November on whether to accept or reject a constitutional amendment allowing medicinal pot. State law requires at least 60 percent approval to pass.
BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 10, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Wana Brands, a leading maker of infused products, today announced the addition of new products to its growing line of adult-use (recreational) products.
The combination of quickly changing laws, evolving public opinion and rapidly advancing medical studies show marijuana might actually have a legitimate place in sport associations such as the NFL.
Bruce Blunt, the aptly named Chicago man charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty after a video of him blowing marijuana smoke into the face of his pet chameleon Binna went viral, has been acquitted by a Cook County circuit court judge.
Two Colorado companies, Apothecanna, and Mary Jane’s Medicinals are at the forefront of the topicals movement.